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Old 11-10-2012, 09:52 AM   #1
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Default my kid just got an award...

the President's Award for Educational Excellence. the mangos don't fall far from the tree it seems. i will celebrate by buying her some new rims for my car.
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Old 11-10-2012, 09:57 AM   #2
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the President's Award for Educational Excellence. the mangos don't fall far from the tree it seems. i will celebrate by buying her some new rims for my car.
You have a child?

Poor kid, what did you teach him first, how to hate Jews or how to despise them?
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Old 11-10-2012, 10:01 AM   #3
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You have a child?

Poor kid, what did you teach him first, how to hate Jews or how to despise them?
i teach them to love everyone. not agreeing with israeli foreign policies does not = hating jews. go troll somewhere else with your typical shill tactics.
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Old 11-10-2012, 10:03 AM   #4
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Old 11-10-2012, 10:04 AM   #5
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i teach them to love everyone. not agreeing with israeli foreign policies does not = hating jews. go troll somewhere else with your typical shill tactics.
For once I agree with you.

Congrats to your kid!
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Old 11-10-2012, 10:11 AM   #6
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I think there is also one of those for physical fitness. If they didn't get that as well they need to work harder.
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Old 11-10-2012, 10:25 AM   #7
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i teach them to love everyone. not agreeing with israeli foreign policies does not = hating jews. go troll somewhere else with your typical shill tactics.
I was going to write something else because your response invited it, but while i disagree with you strongly i probably shouldn't take this away from you.

Good on your kid, hope he grows up without the brainwashing and becomes a much better person than you are.
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Old 11-10-2012, 10:31 AM   #8
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Being the brilliant individual I am, I too once received the president's award of academic excellence. Unfortunately George Bush cheapened it by signing it with a stamp rather than his signature.
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Old 11-10-2012, 10:43 AM   #9
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Being the brilliant individual I am, I too once received the president's award of academic excellence. Unfortunately George Bush cheapened it by signing it with a stamp rather than his signature.
Here too. Damn stamps.
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Old 11-10-2012, 10:56 AM   #10
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Being the brilliant individual I am, I too once received the president's award of academic excellence. Unfortunately George Bush cheapened it by signing it with a stamp rather than his signature.
So you got close but no cigar... Too bad you didn't recieve Clintons award...
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Old 11-10-2012, 11:00 AM   #11
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I got one back when clinton was in. I can't remember if they give it multiple times or not, but I remember I got it in 6th grade.
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Congrats to your daughter! Was it a class in money management?
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Old 11-10-2012, 11:18 AM   #13
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Congrats to your kid!
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Old 11-10-2012, 11:24 AM   #14
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I think there is also one of those for physical fitness. If they didn't get that as well they need to work harder.
my daughter was pissed she didn't get it. when they did the test she had a broken foot and couldn't run.

she did get the President's Award for Educational Excellence though. She did slip in the State wide testing. Last year she was in the 95% and slipped to 89%. she was upset on that too heh.
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Old 11-10-2012, 11:30 AM   #15
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Ah... not until you finish college do you realize how pointless all those rewards are.

But meh, live in the moment and celebrate!
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Old 11-10-2012, 11:31 AM   #16
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Ah... not until you finish college do you realize how pointless all those rewards are.

But meh, live in the moment and celebrate!
They arent pointless, if you actually give a flying fucknut about your career.
All that shit adds up and it can be meaningful.
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no they are pointless when you get older. But for a 10yr old kid? they are great.
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Old 11-10-2012, 11:36 AM   #18
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the President's Award for Educational Excellence. the mangos don't fall far from the tree it seems. i will celebrate by buying her some new rims for my car.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2Cpp71tpehg
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Old 11-10-2012, 11:42 AM   #19
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hahaha that is great! luckily i am not like the typical indian dad. i set my expectations lower, like at 70%. that way i am NEVER disappointed.
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Just to remind you of the company your crotch spawn is in... I got the same award in my youth.
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Old 11-10-2012, 01:48 PM   #21
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I got the same award when Clinton was in
and I'm unemployed

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